Books

Having spent many years not opening or going close to a book, a few years ago, by chance, I picked up a book and struggled to put it down. It was a real page-turner.

I have now found a passion for reading and found that a good book will transport you through time, allowing you to converse with the greatest minds that ever were. I aim to read (and process / understand) around 12 books per year.

This patch of my digital garden will serve as the place where I review the books I have read (more reviews / summaries coming soon). Unfortunately I only started to document this a few years ago. How hindsight is magical.

I try to read about a broad range of topics, so do not be surprised to find book reviews on business / finance, computer science, history, fiction and some self-help.

Books Read:

  1. Shantaram- Gregory David Roberts – September 2013

2017:

  1. The Little Prince – April 2017
  2. Business Adventures – May 2017
  3. The Smartest Guys in the Room – May 2017
  4. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho – June 2017
  5. The Servant- John Grisham – September 2017
  6. The Whistler – John Grisham – October 2017
  7. The Rainmaker- John Grisham – October 2017

2018:

  1. The Litigators – John Grisham – January 2018
  2. Northern Lights – Phillip Pullman – February 2018
  3. The Subtle Knife – Phillip Pullman – March 2018
  4. The Amber Spyglass – Phillip Pullman – March 2018
  5. The Ruby in the Smoke – Phillip Pullman – March 2018
  6. Make Your Bed – William McRaven – April 2018
  7. The Partner – John Grisham – May 2018
  8. Subtle art of not giving a fuck Mark Manson – June 2018
  9. La Belle Sauvage – Phillip Pullman – July 2018
  10. The Rules of Life – Richard Templar – July 2018
  11. The Client – John Grisham – August 2018
  12. The Rules of Work – Richard Templar – August 2018
  13. The President is Missing – Bill Clinton and James Patterson – August 2018
  14. Along Came a Spider – James Patterson – September 2018
  15. Millionaire Success Habits – Dean Graziosi – September 2018
  16. The Last Juror – John Grisham – October 2018
  17. The King of Torts – John Grisham – November 2018

2019:

  1. Intelligent investor – Benjamin Graham – January 2019
  2. A Time to Kill – John Grisham – February 2019
  3. The Street Lawyer- John Grisham – March 2019
  4. The Pelican Brief – John Grisham – April 2019
  5. Stress Less, Accomplish More – Emily Fletcher – April 2019
  6. Midnight in Chernobyl – Adam Higginbotham – April 2019
  7. Live Your Truth – Kamal Ravikant – May 2019
  8. The Runaway Jury – John Grisham – May 2019
  9. Animal Farm – George Orwell – June 2019
  10. 1984 – George Orwell – July 2019
  11. Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury – July 2019
  12. The Testament – John Grisham – August 2019
  13. The Chamber – John Grisham – September 2019
  14. Playing the Matrix – Mike Dooley – September 2019
  15. Unfuck Yourself – Gary Bishop – October 2019
  16. Sycamore Row – John Grisham – November 2019

2020:

  1. Indistractable – Nir Eyal – January 2020
  2. Everything is fucked – Mark Manson – January 2020
  3. Limitless Mind – Jo Boaler – February 2020
  4. The Man Who Was Thursday – G.K. Chesterton – February 2020
  5. The Infinite Game – Simon Sinek – March 2020
  6. How to Take Smart Notes – Sรถnke Ahrens – September 2020
  7. The Brethren – John Grisham – September 2020
  8. The War of Art – Steven Pressfield – October 2020
  9. Digital Minimalism – Cal Newport – October 2020
  10. Algorithms to Live By – Brian Christian – October 2020
  11. The Shallows – Nicholas Carr – November 2020
  12. Deep Work – Cal Newport – December 2020
  13. Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl – December 2020
  14. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone – Lori Gottlieb – December 2020

2021:

  1. The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera

Books I Want to Read:

  1. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  2. So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport